Stats for February 19, 2020

1st Dave Gilligan played the role of "welcoming committee" (a committee of one is still a committee, right?) by playing three new players and sweeping them, going 3-0 +237. The first play of his first game, against newcomer Ronna, was a bingo of LURKERS, and he later added on a bingo of TAMPERS (proving the usefulness of looking for -ERS bingos whenever possible) for a 428-300 victory. His next game, against first-timer Bruce Miller, was a tightly-contested 342-327 win for Dave. His bingo of PIERCES (eschewing a possible third -ERS bingo, PIECERS) was surely crucial in such a close game. Dave finished up his undefeated run at glory with a 331-237 win over Sam and his exquisitely handcrafted custom equipment. The independently-rotating playing surface and tile-holder, while not tournament-legal, were dazzling to all who were blessed enough to fix their gaze upon it.

2nd Aaron Bader played his customary four-game series against fellow Collinser Mark Kenas and came out ahead with a 3-1 record (albeit with a startling -3 spread total). Their first bout was a classic Collins slugfest with Mark taking the win, 543-478. Aaron had a double-double POOLSIDE and a triple-triple UNEDITED (for 140 points!), but Mark had four bingos: BEGLAMOR, PYRONINE, RECTITIC#, and SNASHED#. In game two it was Aaron's turn to get four bingos: he played TRICKERS, ABROSIAS, APOGEES, and ADMITTEE en route to a 431-423 win. The bingo situation equalized in the third round: both Aaron (MONOCRAT, THERMEL) and Mark (LAWINES, ENTROPIC) had two bingos, but it was Aaron's win, 468-423. They finished their night with another high-scoring affair, a 471-462 victory for Aaron, the result being that both players scored at least 400 in all their games. Collusion has not been ruled out.

3rd Thomas Reinke went 2-1 +143 for a third-place finish. His first game was his best as he clobbered Michael David by a score of 475-292. Thomas got down bingos of ABSENTED and BANAUSIC. Against Bryan Benwitz, Thomas notched another convincing victory, 473-385. POUTINE, GALACTIC, and DEUTERON were Thomas' bingos in that contest, while Bryan had AWAITERS and HOARIER. Thomas' aspirations of an undefeated evening, however, were callously crushed by enemy-since-birth Charles Reinke: Charles won their game 538-410. Thomas' bingos (LECTERNS, ABSORBED, WOODSIA) were equal in number to Charles' (LESSENED, APANAGE, ERUMPENT), but it was still a decisive loss for the good guys. Or is it the bad guys?



Bingos
Aaron Bader12POOLSIDE UNEDITED(3x3) TRICKERS ABROSIAS APOGEES ADMITTEE PINWALES RIGIDEST FORGAVE KAOLINE MONOCRAT THERMEL
Mark Kenas10BEGLAMOR PYRONINE ENTROPIC PAVONINE TARNALLY LAWINES DRAGNETS rectitic snashed sauroid
Thomas Reinke8BANAUSIC ABSENTED POUTINE GALACTIC DEUTERON LECTERNS ABSORBED WOODSIA
Charles Reinke8ORGANIST DIALOGUE OUTSEEN SLIMMED GOATIER LESSENED APANAGE ERUMPENT
Michael David6WAXINGS ERODENT WEARIED EQUATES THREADS SOILURE
Bryan Benwitz4AFEARED CENTIARE AWAITERS HOARIER
Dave Gilligan3LURKERS TAMPERS PIERCES

High Averages
467Charles Reinke
463Mark Kenas
462Aaron Bader
453Thomas Reinke
401Bryan Benwitz

Low Opponent Averages
288Dave Gilligan
294Sam
320Bruce Miller
329Ronna
405Thomas Reinke

High Scoring Bingos
140UNEDITEDAaron Bader
96snashedMark Kenas
94POOLSIDEAaron Bader
94WEARIEDMichael David
91EQUATESMichael David

Session Averages
Avg. Game Score397
Avg. Intermediate Score0
Avg. Expert Score397
Avg. Winning Score425
Avg. Losing Score368
Avg. Bingo Score77

Wednesday, February 26:
Scrabble at Covenant Church

Wednesday, March 4:
Scrabble at First Congregational

Wednesday, March 11:
Scrabble at Covenant Church

Wednesday, March 18:
Scrabble at Misty Mountain Games

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